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  • That the party was intended to be a truly jovial one there was no room for doubt.
  • Mr. Jan Coggan, who had passed the cup to Henery, was a crimson man with a spacious countenance and private glimmer in his eye, whose name had appeared on the marriage register of Weatherbury and neighbouring parishes as best man and chief witness in countless unions of the previous twenty years; he also very frequently filled the post of head godfather in baptisms of the subtly-jovial kind.

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  • She walked in with a jovial smile.
  • She is a jovial old woman.

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